Blogs

  • Susan Orman – Rebecca Costa

    Susan Orman – Rebecca Costa

    Susan ‘Suze' Orman has been a financial advisor and television show host for more than 13 years. In 1987, she founded the Suze Orman Financial Group. She began broadcasting, The Suze Orman Show on CNBC in 2002. Orman has won eight Gracie Allen Awards and two Emmy Awards. In 2010,…

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  • Many Winners and One Big Loser in the GOP Debate

    Many Winners and One Big Loser in the GOP Debate

    Everyone will select the Fox Business panel as the most conspicuous winner in the whole night of debates: the contrast with CNBC worked entirely to FBN's favor. The questions were often tough, but never unfair, insulting or irrelevant. The biggest gainer among the candidates was, of course, Marco Rubio. As…

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  • A Proud Parade of Political Pros

    Widespread public disgust with petty bickering and corruption in Washington has led to popular preference for an “outsider candidate” for president, not a professional politician. Americans long for another Lincoln—someone who's wise and idealistic—and untainted by political machinations. The only problem is that the real Lincoln was a proud professional…

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  • The Presidency: No Laughing Matter

    Donald Trump's appearance as host of Saturday Night Live generated big ratings, but did it help his pursuit of the presidency? If you believe his top priority must be to convince the public that he's serious about the world's biggest job, the answer is that SNL probably hurt more than…

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  • Too Late for President Paul D. Ryan?

    Too Late for President Paul D. Ryan?

    With just three months till the Iowa Caucuses, experts cite the real possibility that the GOP convention in Cleveland won't be decided on the first ballot, creating a fluid, unpredictable situation. Most of the delegates—60 percent—will be selected proportionally; only 40 percent will be awarded on a winner-take-all basis. That…

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  • Guest Review of SPECTRE by Danny Medved

    Guest Review of SPECTRE by Danny Medved

    As a guest reviewer, it's never good to give a movie four stars. You risk looking like a fan rather than an objective reviewer – but I don't care. Up front, I think this Bond film deserves four stars. But with 007 offerings, are stars really appropriate? I've always viewed…

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  • Benjamin Carson – Rebecca Costa

    Benjamin Carson – Rebecca Costa

    Benjamin Carson is a neurosurgeon and one of the leading Republican candidates in the 2016 presidential race. A Johns Hopkins graduate, Carson was the first surgeon to successfully separate twins conjoined at the head. Carson is the recipient of over 50 honorary awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom bestowed…

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  • Feminization of America Is Bad for the World

    Feminization of America Is Bad for the World

    Last week the New York Times published an article, “Sweeping Away Gender-Specific Toys and Labels,” that contained three sentences that explain one of the most important phenomena in American life. In discussing the increasing move to do away with gender-specific toys – something the New York Times approves of –…

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  • To Win Young People, Face Forward, Not Backward

    Republicans must do better among voters under thirty if they hope to capture the White House. In 2012, these young people comprised just 19% of the electorate, but provided Obama with his entire margin of victory. Among the 81% of voters over thirty, Mitt Romney won a majority, but with…

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